Suekichi Masuda

Suekichi Masuda

He was born on 27 February 1900. He was a mill hand employed by Fraser Mill Lumber Company. His family includes Haru Masuda (wife; nee Haru Yamada; married in 1942 in Tashme, BC), Yonematsu Masuda (father), and Ichi Masuda (mother). He lived in Fraser Mills, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSuekichi Masuda
Custodian Identification Number11802
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Fraser Mills


Custodian Case Files (1)


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